Dr. Elvira Aletta is a clinical psychologist with a unique perspective on what it’s like to live with a chronic illness. In her early twenties, she was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, a rare kidney disease that usually affects young boys. Then in her thirties, she came down with scleroderma…

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When Carolyn Thomas notified me that an article I wrote on Five Tips For Living Well With Chronic Illness was going to be featured on her blog, Heart Sisters, I was thrilled! I love Heart Sisters and it is a real honor to be mentioned there. Check it out.

Heart Sisters is all about women and heart disease – the #1 killer in North America – from the unique perspective of a Mayo Clinic-trained heart attack survivor. Whether you are coping with heart disease, another chronic illness or are dealing with the chronic issues of living, you will find a caring and understanding voice at Heart Sisters.